A criminal law specialist can chime in, but I am unaware of any exception that permits a parent to allow their child to be a victim of statutory rape. In fact, I believe that the parents may open themselves up to criminal charges for contributing to the crime.
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Yes it is illegal. The 18 year old is facing very serious criminal charges that could carry lifetime penalties.
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